For centuries, people living in the Appalachia mountain region of the USA have used homemade playing cards for divination, fortune-telling, and dream interpretation.
This unique set of cards, created by Jake Richards, is after the folklore, superstitions, and dream symbols that Jake learned as he grew up in Tennessee.
The boxed set of cards includes a guidebook on how to interpret the cards, as well as suggested layouts for divination.
- A classic deck of 54 Playing cards ( 10.5×7.5cm)
- 48-page Guidebook
Divination cards such as Tarot or Oracle date back to 14 Century Europe and are believed to have come from Mamluk Egypt.
They have been popular ever since. It may be that their original incarnation was that of playing cards and used for gambling.
In the late 18th century, tarot cards began to be used for divination and cartomancy.
Special decks were designed to display occult symbolism from various traditions.
Tarot decks were widely condemned by the church, but it was because of their use in gambling.
Divination doesn’t seem to have been a concern.
For-telling the future and the gift of second sight dates back to probably the beginning of time.
In Celtic society the figure of the Seer was commonplace and was revered.
In today’s society, there are a multitude of variations of the cards to choose from.
Traditionally you must be given the cards or give a person a set. So choose wisely and give to a friend, or send a friend a link to the ones you want.
Gift box size: 8×11.5×3.5cm or 4.5×3.2×1.2″
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